Missy's Column from the United Methodist Reporter

Churches shouldn't run from the topic of aging

Expert -- "Churches can do more to support seniors"

Senior keeps Sundays ringing

Tips for seniors greeting young visitors in church

Eldercare mediation can help stressed-out families

Seniors need more than our quick-and-easy gifts

Listening can help bridge generational divide

Remembering Lucimarian Roberts

Intergenerational dialogue -- a challenge for churches

Practical, theological reasons to value older people

Why the church is no place for age group wars

Older adults are vital to 'vital congregations'

Epworth 'Grand Camp' fosters special bonds

Senior adults shouldn't pass the baton too soon

Bring all generations together for missions

Understanding role of older adults in church

Keep faith with seniors in learning technology

Older adult ministries - truths to keep in mind about the senior years

Retired UM clergyman still hears Call of God

A “grand” ministry opportunity

Weekly gathering in D.C. area crosses barriers of age, culture

Helping seniors to fulfill their ‘bucket list’ dreams

When seniors struggle to accept God’s grace

We can’t fix aging process, but we can be encouragers

When it’s a blue-gray Christmas

Older adults still taking steps in sacred dance

A senior Nativity challenge

Helping adult children cope with aging parents

Keeping it all in the family

Building friendships that cross generations

Church reaches older adults with live-streamed worship

Unchurched older adults

Older adult classes: What's in a name?

What to tell grown children about aging grandparents

When older adults are difficult

The family table

Intergenerational ministry takes relationship-building

What younger folks wish older folks would learn

What young folks should know

Bringing music to aging ears

Our passion can change things

Are we talking about aging?

Finding hope amid the reality of aging

Finding ways to be creative benefits both mind and soul

Elderly need support in transitions

The cycle of life continues

The story goes on

Stir up some fun for elderly friends

Well with my soul

Never too old to learn or teach

I'm just here

Change in routine is unsettling for elderly

Caregivers need some TLC, too

Family dynamics affect hard end-of-life choices

Have compassion for elderly

Laughter is good medicine, no matter how old you are

Sharing holidays sensitively

Labeling seniors inhibits dialogue

Accepting the shift: Relating to aged more than a role reversal

Hymns bring holy moment

Do our elderly feel support?